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Operations Manager, London Diocesan Fund

Closing Date:01/01/2019
Contact: Recruitment

More information: https://www.cofepathways.org/members/modules/job/detail.php?record=1186

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At the London Diocesan Fund (LDF) we seek to do everything we can to support the mission and growth of the Church of England in London. The Archdeaconry of London covers the Two Cities of Westminster and the City of London. It is a diverse area, with many high profile churches and institutions. The Archdeaconry seeks to support the almost 100 churches in the area in carrying out their Christian mission and we work in a way that is enabling, facilitating, innovative and always as a partner. The challenges of the area include, but are not limited to, an estate that consists of many heritage assets, the need to seize significant opportunities in a fast moving environment, constant financial pressures and issues around transience and the pace of demographic change.

Closing Date – Tuesday 1 January 2019

Interview Date – Tuesday 8 January 2019

Post Introduction

  1. To support the Bishop and Archdeacon with the operational management of the Archdeaconry, in line with the vision and values of the church, ensuring that appropriate resources are in place, and co-ordinated effectively to enable the vision to be delivered.

  2. To support, and develop, the management and improvement of all church facilities and finances, in partnership with the parishes, diocese and other partners

  3. To ensure that the highest standards are applied in our care for people who connect with the church

The Operations Manager is part of the Archdeaconry Team that serves both the City of London and the City of Westminster

The Ideal Candidate

  • Proven experience in operational management in a creative environment
  • Research, compile and analyse statistical and other complex data
  • Write complex reports in a logical, comprehensive, concise manner
  • Prioritise workload efficiently, without direct instruction, to meet deadlines under changing conditions; exercise initiative
  • Quickly acquire subject matter expertise in programme specific special projects
  • Prepare reports and present ideas orally and in writing; win and maintain confidence and cooperation of others
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills – ability to work effectively and collaboratively with individuals from different parts of the organisation with different traditions, backgrounds and perspectives.
  • Familiarity with the Church of England and Diocese of London is a plus but not required 
  • Familiarity with property management /development
  • Familiarity with accounting and financial management
  • Familiarity with fundraising / relationship management
  • Experience of Project Management
  • Attention to detail
  • Project orientation
  • Multi-task and manage competing priorities
  • Judgement and decision-making ability
  • Communication skills – verbal, non-verbal and written analytical and problem solving skill set
  • Ability to draw strategic insights from analysis, whilst communicating concisely and effectively with stakeholders
  • Initiative and curiosity
  • Enthusiasm for a high-paced, entrepreneurial, team-oriented environment
  • Adaptability and willingness to get involved with all parts of the ministry
  • Empathy
  • Responsible and high performing

FOUND UNDER : London Diocesan Fund

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